Managed Health Services, an Indiana-based health maintenance entity serving Hoosier Healthwise, the Healthy Indiana Plan and Hoosier Care Connect, has named Christina Hage vice president of external affairs. She has more than a decade of experience in state and federal government and the private sector with a focus on public policy, communications and government affairs.
Hage most recently served as vice president of public policy for United Way of Central Indiana, where she led the federal, state and local engagement and policy efforts. She also served as legislative and senior policy director for the Family and Social Services Administration, where she oversaw legislation, policy, administrative rulemaking and communications.
Prior to serving in state government, Hage served in several policy and communications positions in Washington, D.C., including on Capitol Hill, representing the State of Indiana and IU Health. She also served as spokeswoman for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in Washington, D.C.
Hage received her Bachelor of Arts in international marketing and economics from Taylor University in Upland. She is a graduate of the Richard G. Lugar Excellence in Public Service Series and is a member of the Women's Fund of Central Indiana OPTIONS Class 16.
Hage is a member of the United Way of Central Indiana Public Policy Committee and Indiana American Cancer Society Guild as well as an American Enterprise Institute policy fellow. She is a part of the Indy Zoo Council and various local volunteer projects.
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